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Nottingham and its 7 Violin Shops

June 06, 2016


Nottingham is a traditional county town in Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands of England. Aside from its nourishing music culture, it contains several large music and entertainment venues for any concerts and music performances. For musicians and players in need of musical instruments particularly in the violin family, Nottingham and other districts in Nottinghamshire undertakes any services in this aspect. Below shows the compiled list of these violin shops which offers a range of bowed instruments for use in the performances held in these venues. Browse through it before choosing your preferred instrument!


1. Turner Violins



One of the largest violin shops in UK dealing with the old and modern instruments such as violins, violas, cellos, double basses and their bows. Beginners and student outfits specially Stentor, Veracinni, Vivente, etc. and a full range of accessories and cases are also kept in stock. At their in-house workshop undertakes variety of services including repair and restoration of some instruments. Staffs are knowledgeable and expert in this field so customers can ask any inquiries and concerns regarding their preferred instrument.


Address: 1-5 Lily Grove, Beeston, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire County NG9 1QL, UK
Tel: 0115 943 0333
Fax: 0115 943 0444


2. Kai Dase Violins



This shop specializes in the sales, repairs and restoration of bowed instruments as well as bow repairs and rehairs. For over 15 years in the service, any minor tweaks to major repairs can be catered to improve the sound of an instrument. They also purchase from any potential sellers and also available in offering fine quality of new instruments.


Address: 43 Mansfield Rd, Nottingham NG1 3FB, UK
Tel: +44 115 958 7663
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3. Riverside Violins



Riverside Violins is a small family run business founded in the year 1991. They specializes in the retail and restoration of a fine range of violins from beginner through professional violinist. Aside from violins, they are also available in the service for violas, cellos and basses at reasonable prices.


Address: 57-59 Castle Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1BE, UK
Tel: +44 1636 704431


4. Chapel Violins



This business is very particular in the making and restoration of fine instruments while paying attention to every detail in the process of having the highest quality of the instrument's sound. Customers may choose the timber to be used in making violin, viola and cello. Their workshop also offers a range of making and restoration courses and techniques to any levels of students. Browse through their online site for the details about the team and more services available.


Address: Pinfold Ln, Balderton, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 3LP, UK
Tel: +44 1636 650788


5. Waefler Violins



Rolf Waefler is the independent violin maker in this shop passionate in the making of string instruments in the Italian Tradition made entirely by hand. Customized and personalized instruments are also undertaken where the customer's personal taste is achieved. This comprises the tonal qualities, model, and required wood and varnish to be used.


Address: Rivermead, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4QT, UK
Tel: 07583 027829


6. Nick Cooper Violins



The violin maker, Nick Cooper, has over 12 years of experience in the making and restoration of violins. Because of that, he offers a number of services and a good selection of handmade and antique violins and violas for sale or rent. Free of charge for new cases are also supplied to all violins and violas. Nick is also a violin teacher handling students of all ages and abilities.


Address: Castle Rising, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1XW, UK
Tel: +44 (0)7899 792599


7. Oviolin


Oviolin, our shop, though not based within Nottingham, had always been active in serving and delivering to any parts of this place! So for those interested buyers of bowed stringed instruments, don't miss checking out our collection. Here's our violin catalogue for further details. 


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